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ciliary body

noun

Medical Definition of ciliary body

  1. :  a vascular structure encircling the inner surface of the eye behind the iris that secretes the aqueous humor, contains the ciliary muscle and ciliary processes, and is comprised anteriorly of the pars plicata and posteriorly of the pars plana



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